Winter Leagues: Yerry De Los Santos Continues to Pitch Well Ahead of Rule 5 Draft

On Tuesday in the Dominican, Yerry De Los Santos allowed his first hit of the winter. He tossed a scoreless inning with one strikeout, giving him four shutout frames on one hit, no walks and six strikeouts. The 22-year-old De Los Santos is going to be one of the top Pirates prospects available in tomorrow’s Rule 5 draft.

Gregory Polanco went 1-for-3 with a double, walk and a strikeout. He’s hitting .143/.265/.357 in 12 games

Gigantes del Cibao announced that Oneil Cruz has been out with an injury. They didn’t go into specifics, just saying that he’s experiencing physical discomfort. Cruz last played on November 17th and he’s been in just three games this winter.

In Mexico, Fabricio Macias went 1-for-3 with a single and a sacrifice bunt. He had his first caught stealing in six attempts. In 31 games, he is hitting .250/.312/.390, with seven doubles, two triples and a home run.

The Australian Baseball League games will be easier to watch this year thanks to an agreement with US Regional Sports Networks.